“Somaye is a dedicated fundraising professional who carefully studies all the latest trends and then shows nonprofits and small businesses how they can implement these trends to improve their organizations. She always has some gems of wisdom to share. I am pleased to be able to work with Somaye and to share a mutually beneficial learning experience.” – Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE – Author, Speaker, and Nonprofit Consultant

“Somaye has the drive and strategic view to advance the funding base of development and humanitarian NGOs. She has the creativity and networking skills that fit a position like a senior philanthropy advisor or (interim) senior manager, in an organisation that is looking for smart ways of increasing its income and scaling its impact.” – Mark Kirkels – Manager Organisational Development at War Child Holland

“Somaye is always energetic and is very clear about her objectives. She is purpose driven, no matter which topic she embraces. Her focus is on topics that we will all benefit from, like climate change, improving the effectiveness of NGO’a and helping NGO’s to really scale up their results.” – Wouter Verduyn – Program Manager Local Energy Transition at Energie-Nederland

“Somaye is an excellent listener, mixing an open and interested approach with critical questions based on her experience to help you settle on what you really want on an issue. She is reliable, clear and able to take decisions, or help you make decisions, that bring you further with your company, personal goal-setting, your financing and networking.” – Sharon Stewart – Sonic Studies and Sound Works

“Somaye is a good networker, frequently expressing new ideas. She enjoys linking people together and building relations with different people. Fun and energetic personality.” – Nicole Engering – Manager External Relations at Carnegie Foundation – Peace Palace

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